When you think of a dredging project or company, you likely have in mind enormous bulldozers, possibly tearing up everything as they rumble across the property. In reality, there are all kinds of projects that require dredging and different kinds of equipment. United Dredging is incredibly versatile and able to manage projects as small, or large, as you can imagine. Here are just a few great reasons to hire a company to do your dredging work:
These kind of jobs require a lot of permissions. State and federal rules are strict when it comes to digging around and removing dirt, silt, sand, or waterway debris. There are also noise guidelines that must be followed, and it can be difficult to do so without just the right equipment. Finally, there are regulations about how to dispose of whatever you remove in the process.
The penalties for failing to get all the necessary permits and stay in line with state rules and federal regulations can be severe. Once you get into it, it can also feel like dealing with permits has become your full-time job! A dredging company, on the other hand, has expertise in handling these permits. They know what you need, how and where to get it, and can keep track of it all as the project progresses.
You know how difficult it can be to keep a major project on track. Deadlines loom, but there always seems to be something that gets in the way. It's hard to stick to a deadline anyway, but it gets much harder when you're doing something you don't have a lot of experience with.
If dredging projects aren't your full-time job, you may find yourself steadily falling behind with no reasonable hope of catching up. A dredging company, with expertise in deciding exactly what equipment to use and how to size up a project and see it through, can save you a lot of time in the long run.
Every project is different, and there's a right tool for each one. Using the wrong tool can waste time and money. But choosing the right tool takes experience, and getting that tool can be prohibitively expensive. Specialized pieces of equipment can easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
If you don't have regular use for a tool for, say, at least six months out of the year, then buying it is just a waste of funds. The smart move is to hire a company that has exactly the right tool for the job without any need for you to buy and store it.
If there's rain during the course of your project, you can have some serious issues if all that water doesn't drain properly. You can end up with soil erosion and damage to property or to the project. Rainwater always follows the flow of gravity, but it isn't always immediately clear where that flow will be aimed.
When you use a professional company, you have someone with a lot of experience figuring just where rainwater is going to go. Your dredging company will know just how to design and protect the project to avoid any issues with drainage or rainwater damage.
These are just a few of the ways a professional company dedicated to dredging can make your project, and your life, just a bit easier. To learn more about how we can help, contact United Dredging today and let us put our experience to work for you.
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